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Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy (D-Ohio)


Biography
District: 15th District
Political Highlights: Columbus Board of Education, 1992-99; Democratic nominee for Ohio Senate, 1996; Franklin County Board of Commissioners, 2001-09; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2006; U.S. House, 2009-11
Born: April 30, 1949; Cleveland, Ohio
Residence: Columbus
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Robert Handelman; two children, one stepchild
Education: Cleveland State U., B.A. 1977; Ohio State U., J.D. 1980
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets, Insurance & GSEs; Housing & Community Opportunity; Oversight & Investigations); Homeland Security (Emerging Threats; Management & Oversight)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalSteve Stivers (R) 119,47154.2
Mary Jo Kilroy (D) 91,07741.3
William Kammerer (LIBERT) 6,1162.8
David Ryon (CNSTP) 3,8871.8
Bill Buckel (WRI) 450.0
2008generalMary Jo Kilroy (D) 139,58445.9
Steve Stivers (R) 137,27245.2
Mark Noble (LIBERT) 14,0614.6
Don Eckhart (I) 12,9154.3
2006generalDeborah Pryce (R) 110,73950.1
Mary Jo Kilroy (D) 109,67749.6
Roll Call Vitals

14th

Ohio is 14th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.